Retro Tha Kid
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Retro Tha Kid

Atlanta, Georgia, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2012 | INDIE

Atlanta, Georgia, United States | INDIE
Established on Jan, 2012
Solo Hip Hop EDM




"Retro Tha Kid Talks a Big Game in "The Backroom""

Clip : The Detroit-born rapper wants to bring back feel-good music with his flow. Does he succeed? You be the judge! - B.E.T.

"Stream: Retro Tha Kid f. Stuey Rock "Drugs are my Friends""

Atlanta-raised rapper Retro Tha Kid’s forthcoming mixtape, The Average College Kid: Reloaded, he releases new track “Drugs Are My Friends,” featuring Stuey Rock. - The Fader

"ATL based artist Retro Tha Kid says "Drugs Are my Friends""

In advance of Detroit-born, Atlanta-raised rapper Retro Tha Kid’s forthcoming mixtape, The Average College Kid: Reloaded, he releases new track “Drugs Are My Friends,” featuring Stuey Rock. Unsurprisingly, it’s an ode to getting fucked up, but Retro slips in clever asides too, like a sly reference to Rick Ross getting dropped from Reebok after his molly-all-in-her-champagne debacle. The first iteration of his The Average College Kid tape dropped earlier this year.

-Sha Be Allah(@KingPenStatus) - The Source

"RETRO reveals "Resist", his first single from 'The Six' [Premiere]"

Detroit born, Atlanta based rapper RETRO just dropped the first single from his forthcoming mixtape. RETRO may seem like an odd name choice for a 22 year old rapper looking ahead at the future of his career, but he cites some old school favourites as his main influences. From hometown heroes J Dilla and OutKast, to legends such as Michael Jackson and Erykah Badu, RETRO channels his musical icons as his own creativity comes through in “Resist”. The edgy track combines some off the wall production with an unorthodox flow in carving out a total experience for new listeners seeking alternative hip hop freshness. “Resist” also boasts a cinematic atmosphere with ritualistic chants and an impressive set of wild samples which build an occasion that RETRO rises to. Such a busy beat could leave a lot of rappers lost, but brash bars like “Do it big like the motherf****** lips on Hova” demonstrate his ability to shine during the heaviest of arrangements.

“Rocket astronomist, your chick anonymous, I cannot swallow this pride. I’m growin’ some wings, I’m talkin’ weird things, I’m having some talks with God”

RETRO’s new tape The Six follows last year’s The Average College Kid and a recent tour with Rich Homie Quan and Riff Raff. You can check out “Resist” below. - Earmilk


Still working on that hot first release.



Detroit native, Andre Starkey a.k.a. RETRO, takes the Atlanta rap industry by storm with his lyrical flow, unique, creative swag and charismatic, suave personality. A powerhouse in the making, RETRO brings a flavor to the rap world that keeps his audience on the edge of their seats and the ladies screaming for more! RETROS passion for music came from a long life of musical influences from the past, especially artists of the 90's, which serves as the inspiration for his name. 
He was born into a musical family and at the age of 6, he and his family started their band with RETRO at the lead. RETROS style is eclectic and distinctive. He combines life experiences with the depth of poetry and spoken word to create his music. He also is a master of art who designs his own mixtape art, logos, clothing and jewelry. 

RETRO is an "Artist" in every sense of the word. He is extremely meticulous when choosing music and writing lyrics that properly represent his image/artistic brand. RETRO is also a hard, focused worker. He and his team independently shoot their videos, do numerous open mics shows and are constantly doing street and online promotions. They are dedicated to giving his fans more of what they hear from and see RETRO. 

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